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Vote Early at Fiserv Forum, 13 Other Sites

Vote Early at Fiserv Forum, 13 Other Sites

Bucks's arena among 14 early voting sites in city of Milwaukee for November election.

Wisconsin Celebrates Disability Voting Rights Week
All The Candidates In Aug. 9 Primary Election

All The Candidates In Aug. 9 Primary Election

Including contested races for governor, U.S. senator, Congress, sheriff, clerk of circuit court.

Back in The News: Report Finds Few Problems With Drop Boxes
Back in The News

Report Finds Few Problems With Drop Boxes

No cases of fraud, vandalism or theft that could have affected 2020 election results.

Trump Calls For Nullification of Wisconsin’s 2020 Election

Trump Calls For Nullification of Wisconsin’s 2020 Election

Revives fraudulent claim after State Supreme Court decision on absentee ballot boxes.

Will High Court Prevent Disabled From Voting?

Will High Court Prevent Disabled From Voting?

People who can’t use hands or feet can’t cast absentee ballot unassisted, as lower court ruling requires.

City Hall: Ieshuh Griffin Booted From Ballot In Two Aldermanic Races
City Hall

Ieshuh Griffin Booted From Ballot In Two Aldermanic Races

Griffin attempted to run to replace both Cavalier Johnson and Nik Kovac.

City Hall: City Plans 27 Early Voting Sites
City Hall

City Plans 27 Early Voting Sites

Council set to approve list, including Fiserv Forum and Gee's Clippers, but not all may be used.

Absentee Voting Begins for April 5 Election

Absentee Voting Begins for April 5 Election

Milwaukee seeks 'to make early voting as accessible as possible.'

Gableman Report About ‘Vibes and Feelings’

Gableman Report About ‘Vibes and Feelings’

Inflammatory 136-page report offers no new information on 2020 election, experts say.

Meet City’s New Election Commissioners

Meet City’s New Election Commissioners

Commissioners will provide election oversight for upcoming mayoral primary.

City Hall: Ieshuh Griffin Added To Mayoral Ballot
City Hall

Ieshuh Griffin Added To Mayoral Ballot

But Griffin fails to get Taylor and Johnson thrown off ballot.

Murphy’s Law: How Absentee Ballot Boxes Became Illegal
Murphy’s Law

How Absentee Ballot Boxes Became Illegal

Used in 40 states and backed by Republicans, until their new push to make them illegal.

City Hall: New Election Commission Appointed
City Hall

New Election Commission Appointed

Three new commissioners likely first task: ruling on challenges to mayoral signatures.

City Hall: Dettmer’s Appointment As Public Works Head Is Historic
City Hall

Dettmer’s Appointment As Public Works Head Is Historic

First female to lead DPW, first time that no major mayor-appointed leaders are white males.

City Hall: Committee Backs City Redistricting Plan
City Hall

Committee Backs City Redistricting Plan

But what about a third Latino majority district?

City Hall: Barrett Confirmation Hearing Set for Tuesday
City Hall

Barrett Confirmation Hearing Set for Tuesday

If Mayor Tom Barrett is quickly confirmed, mayoral election would occur alongside Spring elections.

Barrett Ambassador Confirmation Stalled in Senate

Barrett Ambassador Confirmation Stalled in Senate

But candidates are still lining up to replace him. Seven have filed candidacy already.

City Hall: Marina Dimitrijevic is Officially Running For Mayor
City Hall

Marina Dimitrijevic is Officially Running For Mayor

Alderwoman is the seventh individual in the race.

City Hall: Milwaukee Will Comply With Subpoenas, But City Attorney Won’t Say How
City Hall

Milwaukee Will Comply With Subpoenas, But City Attorney Won’t Say How

Spencer big on promises, but short on details.

Mayor Barrett Is Latest Official Subpoenaed In Election Probe

Mayor Barrett Is Latest Official Subpoenaed In Election Probe

Official leading the probe admits he doesn't understand how elections are supposed to work.

Election Officials Receive Subpoenas in Election Probe

Election Officials Receive Subpoenas in Election Probe

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos signs first subpoenas in the inquiry.

State effort to remove registered voters from rolls is routine maintenance, but voters need to be mindful
Press Release

State effort to remove registered voters from rolls is routine maintenance, but voters need to be mindful

Council President Cavalier Johnson and Election Commission director urge affected voters to look for notices from state

Elections Officials, Advocates Oppose GOP Backed Election Law Changes

Elections Officials, Advocates Oppose GOP Backed Election Law Changes

Bills limit election grants and bar employees of political groups from working the polls.

School Board Candidates Live Outside District

School Board Candidates Live Outside District

Aisha Carr and Dana Kelley both would have to move into MPS District 4 if elected.

Supreme Court Brushes Off Trump Election Challenge

Supreme Court Brushes Off Trump Election Challenge

Trump filed the suit against Wisconsin Elections Commission and many state, local officials.

The Election Official Behind Milwaukee’s Recount

The Election Official Behind Milwaukee’s Recount

How Claire Woodall-Vogg got through an unprecedented election.

Legislature Refuses to Change Absentee Vote Counting Law

Legislature Refuses to Change Absentee Vote Counting Law

This past election shows why election officials want to count absentee votes early.

Trump Files Second Suit Seeking to Throw Out Wisconsin Election

Trump Files Second Suit Seeking to Throw Out Wisconsin Election

Trump campaign targets five cities, alleging voter fraud.

Sidney Powell Files Suit to Overturn State Election

Sidney Powell Files Suit to Overturn State Election

Federal suit confuses Detroit and Milwaukee and peddles baseless conspiracy theory.

New Lawsuit Challenges Election Drop Boxes, Wants Election Thrown Out

New Lawsuit Challenges Election Drop Boxes, Wants Election Thrown Out

It's the second suit challenging the election. A third could be coming.

Milwaukee County Recount Finished, Dane County Continuing

Milwaukee County Recount Finished, Dane County Continuing

Biden's margin grows by 132 votes.

Counting Effectively Completed, Milwaukee County Recount Will Finish on Friday

Counting Effectively Completed, Milwaukee County Recount Will Finish on Friday

One ward remains, Trump campaign maintaining objections to over 100,000 ballots.

The Glitz and Glamor of the Recount
Trump Allies Sue To Throw Out Wisconsin Election

Trump Allies Sue To Throw Out Wisconsin Election

Suit would overturn results before recount even done and have Legislature choose electors.

City Finds 386 Sealed Ballots In a Box

City Finds 386 Sealed Ballots In a Box

All ballots from Ward 315 which Urban Milwaukee reported had shown a big drop in turnout.

Three More Milwaukee Ballots Found
Day Three of Recount Brings Increasing Speed

Day Three of Recount Brings Increasing Speed

Five of 19 communities have completed their counting. Trump campaign hints at legal challenge to in-person absentee ballots.

Recount Day Two Brings Objections, Gridlock

Recount Day Two Brings Objections, Gridlock

Ballot processing does start, but Trump campaign continues submitting objections.

No Ballots Counted On First Day of Recount

No Ballots Counted On First Day of Recount

Trump campaign presents many challenges to recount process.

Trump Campaign Pays For Recount in Milwaukee, Dane Counties

Trump Campaign Pays For Recount in Milwaukee, Dane Counties

Campaign wires $3 million. Work must be completed by December 1st.

City Hall: COVID Outbreak Delays Election Workers Pay
City Hall

COVID Outbreak Delays Election Workers Pay

Plus: What's the deal with that "lost" USB drive?

The State of Politics: How Will Legislature Investigate Election?
The State of Politics

How Will Legislature Investigate Election?

And will legislators subpoena election clerks, using this power for first time in more than 40 years?

Misplaced Flash Drive Twisted Into Voter Fraud Claim

Misplaced Flash Drive Twisted Into Voter Fraud Claim

Milwaukee’s chief election official says drive was "was never left unattended."

8 Takeaways, How Biden Won Wisconsin

8 Takeaways, How Biden Won Wisconsin

A squeaker victory for Biden due to an odd mix of factors.

An Historic Response to an Historic Election
Press Release

An Historic Response to an Historic Election

Statement of Common Council President Cavalier Johnson November 4, 2020

Absentee Ballots Give Biden Lead in Wisconsin

Absentee Ballots Give Biden Lead in Wisconsin

3 a.m. delivery of Milwaukee absentee ballots puts Biden in front of Trump.

Milwaukee Election Results Expected Around 4 a.m.

Milwaukee Election Results Expected Around 4 a.m.

In-person results are in, but majority of ballots are absentee and will be reported after all are counted.

City Processing Over 165,000 Absentee Ballots Under Watchful Eyes

City Processing Over 165,000 Absentee Ballots Under Watchful Eyes

Central count operation will last until at least 3 a.m. with three shifts of 400 workers each.

Safe. Secure. Counted! Make Sure Your Vote Counts in the 414 this Election Day
Press Release

Safe. Secure. Counted! Make Sure Your Vote Counts in the 414 this Election Day

City of Milwaukee’s Election Commission provides information on Election Day voting

Safe. Secure. Counted! Make Sure Your Vote Counts in the 414 this Election Day
Press Release

Safe. Secure. Counted! Make Sure Your Vote Counts in the 414 this Election Day

City of Milwaukee’s Election Commission provides information on Election Day voting

How To Follow Election Results

How To Follow Election Results

Where to check results. And why you should be patient. Election officials say it will take until Wednesday to count all votes.

Leaders to discuss final voting push before Tuesday’s Fall General Election
Ballot Dropboxes A Safe Option for Absentee Voting

Ballot Dropboxes A Safe Option for Absentee Voting

Local clerks around the state have installed ballot dropboxes.

Tuesday Was Last Day to Safely Mail Ballot

Tuesday Was Last Day to Safely Mail Ballot

Use a dropbox, or bring your ballot to your local clerk's office, among other options.

You Can Fix Your Rejected Ballot

You Can Fix Your Rejected Ballot

1,400 Wisconsin voters have turned in faulty absentee ballots. It’s not too late to fix it.

Milwaukee Replacing Ballot Drop Boxes

Milwaukee Replacing Ballot Drop Boxes

New "Fort Knox" boxes offer security and weatherization improvements

Milwaukee Launches Voter Education, Ballot Counting Website

Milwaukee Launches Voter Education, Ballot Counting Website

Voter education website provides daily update on number of ballots returned.

Milwaukee A Leader In By-Mail and In-Person Early Voting

Milwaukee A Leader In By-Mail and In-Person Early Voting

But percentage of ballots returned trails state average.

City of Milwaukee Election Commission Launches 414 Votes Website Featuring Daily Voter Tracker
City of Milwaukee Expands Early Voting to 14 Locations for the 2020 General Election
Absentee Ballots Again Must Arrive By Election Day

Absentee Ballots Again Must Arrive By Election Day

Also, court rules that poll workers also must come from the county they vote in.

MPL to Suspend Branch Library Services on Election Day
Milwaukee Bucks Debut ‘Bucks Vote 101’ Video Series
Press Release

Milwaukee Bucks Debut ‘Bucks Vote 101’ Video Series

Videos feature conversations with local and national experts on important voting topics

Inside Milwaukee’s Election Preparation Effort

Inside Milwaukee’s Election Preparation Effort

Election Commission shows off voting equipment, ballot prep and other intricacies.

No Early Voting at Miller Park, Fiserv Forum

No Early Voting at Miller Park, Fiserv Forum

City fears legal challenges of sites not approved at June emergency meeting.

City’s Ballot Boxes Getting Heavy Use

City’s Ballot Boxes Getting Heavy Use

The 15 drop boxes for early voting getting heavy use. Poll worker recruitment going well.

Have You Made Your Voting Plan?

Have You Made Your Voting Plan?

City uses Voter Registration Day to encourage people to prepare for November election.

City Hall: City Election Drop Boxes Are Temporary
City Hall

City Election Drop Boxes Are Temporary

Permanent drop boxes "built like a tank" are coming, but delayed by wildfire.

City Hall: Milwaukee Debuts New Ballot Drop Boxes
City Hall

Milwaukee Debuts New Ballot Drop Boxes

Approximately 150,000 people expected to vote absentee.

Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes Available at 15 Locations across the City, Including 13 Milwaukee Public Library Branches
Election Commission Urges Milwaukee Residents to Vote Absentee Ahead of November Election with SafeVote Postcard
State Elections Commission Ready for November

State Elections Commission Ready for November

Report says commission learned important lessons from April election and is ‘prepared' for next one.

Common Council approves Miller Park and Fiserv Forum voting sites
Miller Park, Fiserv Forum Will Be Early Voting Sites

Miller Park, Fiserv Forum Will Be Early Voting Sites

Pro sports facilities will serve as two of the city's 18 early voting sites.

When Will Milwaukee’s Presidential Election Results Come In?

When Will Milwaukee’s Presidential Election Results Come In?

The primary had voters waiting until 2:30 a.m. Next race could have three times the ballots.

Postal Delays Cause Election Concerns

Postal Delays Cause Election Concerns

U.S. Postal Service lagging in key swing states.

Nine Election Takeaways

Nine Election Takeaways

Big turnout, delayed votes, new faces in the Assembly and the Constitution Party.

City Poised for Record Turnout in Primary

City Poised for Record Turnout in Primary

More absentee ballots requested than the total vote in any fall primary in two decades.

City Hall: Council Might Fire Assessor Steve Miner
City Hall

Council Might Fire Assessor Steve Miner

Assessment Commissioner finds little support from Judiciary & Legislation Committee.

City Hall: City Announces Upgrades for Fall Election
City Hall

City Announces Upgrades for Fall Election

Steps to improve voting by mail, higher pay for poll workers, plan for 171 polling places.

SafeVote Postcard Hitting Milwaukee Mailboxes this Week
City Hall: Black Members Blast Council President
City Hall

Black Members Blast Council President

Chevy Johnson won't take on 'status quo and complacency,' says former president Hamilton and six others.

Statement on confirmation of Claire Woodall-Vogg as Executive Director of the Milwaukee Election Commission
Press Release

Statement on confirmation of Claire Woodall-Vogg as Executive Director of the Milwaukee Election Commission

Common Council President Cavalier Johnson July 7, 2020

City Hall: Election Commission Leader Barely Confirmed
City Hall

Election Commission Leader Barely Confirmed

Approved by 8-7 vote, with council members charging she lied during approval process.

Statement on the nomination of Claire Woodall-Vogg as Executive Director of the Milwaukee Election Commission
Statement on Milwaukee Elections Commission executive director position
City Hall: Election Director Nominee Is Back In
City Hall

Election Director Nominee Is Back In

Claire Woodall-Vogg would like to run Milwaukee Election Commission after all.

City Hall: Council Grilling, But Advancing Mayoral Appointees
City Hall

Council Grilling, But Advancing Mayoral Appointees

Most being confirmed unanimously after long meetings.

City Hall: Election Director Appointee Pulls Out
City Hall

Election Director Appointee Pulls Out

Says she was working 18-hour days in worst year of her life and told to be less honest to be confirmed.

City Hall: Common Council Threatens City Shakeup
City Hall

Common Council Threatens City Shakeup

Votes to hold every Barrett cabinet appointment, wants systemic change in all city operations.

City Holds Emergency Council Meeting To Approve Voting Sites, Why?

City Holds Emergency Council Meeting To Approve Voting Sites, Why?

Move expands early voting access from three to 16 sites.

Mayor Barrett Announces First Round of Cabinet Appointments